Carlos Romero-Panchano

Charge Date: Wed May. 21, 2003
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists
State:Texas
Alleged Affiliation:United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC)
Description:

Romero-Panchano, along with Fanny Barrera-De Amaris, Uwe Jensen, Adriana Mora, Edgar Fernando Blanco Puerta, Elkin Alberto Arroyave Ruiz, and Carlos Varela, was arrested as part of Operation White Terror, a drugs and weapons sting. A Colombian national, Panchano was responsible for soliciting members of the United Self Defense Groups of Colombia (AUC), a right-wing paramilitary group, to participate in the deal. He was sentenced to three years in prison.

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